The 16th Summer Paralympic Games, they are scheduled to be held in Tokyo, Japan between 24 August and 5 September 2021.
In Japan there only 10,000 fans are allowed to attend the events, the Olympics are going to feature 33 sports at 339 events across 42 venues. Below you can check out the full list of sports and number of events:
Tokyo 2020 Paralympics opening ceremony?
Start watching everyone competing for medals, there will be the opening ceremony, a spectacular event put on by the host country that will no doubt feature famous faces, musical performances and stunning visual effects.
The Paralympic Games opening ceremony will take place on Tuesday 24 August 2021. Here’s what times it will be kicking off in various parts of the world
Tokyo Paralympics Schedule 2021
Archery: 27 August to 4 September
Athletics: 27 August to 5 September
Badminton: 1 September to 5 September
Boccia: 28 August to 4 September
Canoe sprint: 2 September to 4 September
Cycling road: 31 August to 4 September
Cycling track: 25 August to 28 August
Equestrian: 26 August to 30 August
Football five-a-side: 29 August to 4 September
Goalball: 25 August to 3 September
Judo: 27 August to 29 August
Powerlifting: 26 August to 30 August
Rowing: 27 August to 29 August
Shooting: 30 August to 5 September
Sitting volleyball: 27 August to 5 September
Swimming: 25 August to 3 September
Table tennis: 25 August to 3 September
Taekwondo: 2 September to 4 September
Triathlon: 28 August to 29 August
Wheelchair Basketball: 25 August to 5 September
Wheelchair Fencing: 25 August to 29 August
Wheelchair Rugby: 25 August to 29 August
Wheelchair Tennis: 27 August to 4 September
Tokyo Paralympics Live Stream NBC/Peacock
You can watch live coverage across NBC, NBCSN, and the Olympic Channel, which plans to broadcast more than 1,200 hours of programming, according to the International Paralympic Committee.
NBC is home to the Paralympic Games, so tune into your local NBC station for primetime coverage. You can also watch the games streaming on NBC Paralympic Games.com, NBC Sports, and Peacock.
Peacock’s Olympic coverage will be on the service’s Tokyo NOW channel and begin streaming on July 24, with live competition’s from 6-11 a.m. ET on Tokyo LIVE, followed by Tokyo Gold from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. PT, featuring big moments from the days’ competitions.
Two more programs will also stream On Her Turf at the Paralympic Games — which focuses on female athletes — will stream from 7-7:30 p.m. ET, and Tokyo Tonight will bring all the highlights of the day from 7:30 p.m. to midnight ET.
You can subscribe to Peacock, which has a free tier, to get Olympic coverage, and NBC is available on several live TV streaming services
How to watch Tokyo Paralympics Live in the US
The same US broadcaster that had the Olympics has the rights to the Paralympics as well. This is NBC, which is available on all cable TV packages.
You can also catch coverage on NBCSN and the dedicated NBC Olympics channel.
NBC did broadcast the Olympics in 4K for Xfinity, Dish Network and DirecTV customers, so this also may be the case for the Paralympics.
How to watch Tokyo Paralympics in the UK
The BBC always goes all out with its coverage of the Paralympic Games – and best of all that means you can tune in for FREE.
If you’re not in front of a TV, BBC iPlayer is the best way to live stream Tokyo 2020. As a national broadcaster, it doesn’t cost a penny to stream if you’re located in the UK (though you should possess a valid TV license).
How to watch Tokyo Paralympics Live Stream in Canada
Sportsnet, TSN and CBC will let you watch the action from Tokyo online, too – either by registering with details of your pay TV provider, or by signing up for a standalone streaming package.
How to watch Tokyo Paralympics Live stream in Australia
It’s great news for Aussie sports fans, as you can watch the 2020 Paralympic Games for FREE Down Under, thanks to Channel 7.
And if you’d like to stream the action from Tokyo online instead, Channel 7’s coverage is also available to watch via the network’s 7Plus streaming service.
How to watch Tokyo Paralympics Live Stream in New Zealand
You can also stream the action online via the free TVNZ OnDemand streaming service, and through Sky Go.
The Sky Sport Now streaming-only platform is another option, with a weekly pass costing $19.99.
If you’re away from New Zealand right now, use a VPN and you’ll be streaming the Paralympic Games in no time at all.
Tokyo Paralympics 2020 TV Guide
Australia: Seven Network
Bosnia and Herzegovina: BHRT
Brazil: Grupo Globo
Canada: CBC/Radio-Canada Sportsnet TSN TLN
Caribbean: International Media Content Ltd. SportsMax
Czech Republic: ČT
Estonia: Eesti Meedia
Europe: Discovery Communications Eurosport
France: France Télévisions Canal+
Germany: ARD ZDF
Indian subcontinent: Sony Pictures Networks
Japan: Japan Consortium
Latin America: América Móvil
MENA: beIN Sports
Malaysia : Astro, RTM
New Zealand: Sky Television
North Korea: SBS
Oceania[iii]: Sky Television
South Africa: SABC SuperSport
South Korea: SBS
Sub-Saharan Africa: Kwesé Sports
Sweden: Kanal 5
Switzerland: SRG SSR
Ukraine UA: PBC
United Kingdom: BBC/Eurosport
United States: NBCUniversal